Data Centre Technician – Career Transition Programme

Employer: Equinix
Job salary
competitive + benefits
Job term
Full time
Job closing date

We are actively seeking applications from experienced individuals working in different sectors.


Equinix is the world leader in the global data centre market, growing connectivity between our clients and working towards our goal of global interconnection. In our 69th consecutive quarter of growth, and with over 500 data centres on 5 continents, we support over 1000 cloud and IT service companies across the world.

We are seeking to work with talented people looking to change sectors and make the exciting move into the data centre world. Individuals working within construction, maritime, aviation, and the automotive industry have all previously made very successful moves into Equinix data centres. 

Working as a crucial part of our Equinix Operations department, the role will involve conducting circuit maintenance, installations and advanced testing.


Your Background

To participate in our training programme, we are actively seeking applications from different sectors as we will provide the training you need to build a successful career within our data centres.

We are looking for applicants with:

  • A knowledge of copper or fibre cabling
  • Experience of, or a passion for providing excellent customer service would be a huge bonus
  • A positive outlook, a hunger to learn, and a desire to develop and grow are essential
  • The ability to work well within a team


The Role

With both technical and on the job training, you’ll be working as part of a busy team working together to achieve the following:

  • Installing customer equipment and cabinets
  • Supporting customer happiness through timely and precise order execution
  • Conducting carrier circuit testing
  • Installing, testing and modifying cross connections
  • Maintaining detailed written records of all activity


What We Offer

At Equinix, we believe that our culture and values are at the heart of our success and it’s our authentic, humble, and dedicated people who create the Magic of Equinix. We know we are only as successful as our people, so strive to offer a supportive and progressive working environment where we actively promote learning and development so our people can grow their careers with us. Additionally, we offer a competitive salary and comprehensive flexible benefits package.

Equinix is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, colour, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability. We actively champion diversity with a series of networks including Black Connect, Equinix Women’s Leadership Network, and Pride Connect.